Coronavirus - Leicestershire libraries
Leicestershire libraries are currently closed until further notice. All events and activities usually held at libraries have been cancelled.
|Smart hours||Staffed||Smart hours|
|Friday||Smart all day 8am-7pm|
|Sunday||Closed all day|
To use the library during smart hours please complete a Smart Library induction and familiarise yourself with the layout and exits of the library using the:
Every Thursday 1pm to 2.30pm.
An informal group for those wishing to do some colouring in a friendly and relaxed group. Materials provided for this drop in, free session.
Every Friday 1.15pm to 2.15pm.
Provided by registered charity Wow, the cafes are weekly and are for everyone who enjoys a sing-song, but are particularly helpful for those who have mental health challenges including memory loss. For information please call Catherine on: 07875378628.
Sci-Fi Reading Friends
The first Saturday of the month 11am to 12 noon
Join our Sci-Fi Reading Friends Group which explores sci-fi in all forms from its classic origins through the new wave to the 21st century. People don’t need to have read a set text to join in as short stories will be read aloud during the session. The group meets on the first Saturday of the month.
Craft & Chat Group
Every Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Come along and join in with our craft projects (resources provided, or bring your own). Everyone welcome to join us for this free group.
Diabetes Support Group
2nd Tuesday of every month, drop in between 3pm - 5pm
The support group is open to anyone affected by diabetes including friends, family and carers. For further information please contact Bill Brown, Group leader on Tel: 07876 74811
Make friends with a book
Every Tuesday 1pm to 2.30pm.
A place to relax, a chance to make new friends, and a new way to enjoy sharing reading. There is no pressure to read or talk, you can simply drop in, sit down and relax as you listen to a good story or poem. There is no homework and free refreshments are available.
Royal British Legion Drop In
Last Monday of the month 10am to 12pm.
Drop in for information, advice and guidance for serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists, Veterans and their families.
Stay and Play Saturdays
Alternate Saturdays 10:30am to 12pm.
Coalville Library will run ‘Construction Club’ and ‘Games Gang’ so come along and enjoy playing with Lego at Construction Club or try out our wide range of games and puzzles at Games Gang. Free for adults and children. Please ring the library to enquire whether it is currently a ‘Construction Club’ or ‘Games Gang’ week.
Work.Live.Leicestershire Project Work club
Every Thursday 10am to 12pm.
If you're aged 18 or above we can help you with returning to work, if you're under threat of redundancy, looking for a career change, self-employment, looking for employment or training. Come along to our informal drop-in sessions for help with CVs, cover letters, setting up an email address, IT skills, searching and applying for jobs, interview techniques, access to training and volunteering opportunities.
Every Wednesday 2.15pm to 2.45pm and every Thursday 10.15am to 10.45am
Fun, informal sessions where babies and children aged 0-4 years and their parents/carers can join in with stories, songs and rhymes in a welcoming environment. An opportunity for families to meet and make friends.